CULTURE,THROAT GROUP A STREP (THRC)

Message
Includes ID and isolation of beta-hemolytic group A strep; notify lab if ID of other organisms is requested.

Test Code
LAB236

Alias/See Also
THRC

CPT Codes
87081

Preferred Specimen
Throat swab

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Transport Container
Red-capped sterile swab

Transport Temperature
Room temperature



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.